Welcome to Houston Deaf Network!

It’s time, friends and foes! A time to rise up, unite resources, build support, educate and especially be “heard” by those who live in Houston. Although Houston is the 4th largest city in the US, we have yet to see a central hub where Houstonians can find a variety of useful information in one place. HoustonDeafNetwork.com will do its best to fill in the missing gaps and help you fulfill your needs. But wait, there’s more than just providing you information… continue »


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Houston Black Deaf Advocates General Meeting

RespondBy | Dec.22, 2009 | Filed in: Community

Houston Black Deaf Advocates is having a general meeting at Houston Public Library located at Montrose, 4100 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006 on January 9th, 2009. For more information, please contact Margo continue »


Super Bowl 2010 is right around the corner. That’s right, Super Bowl XLIV is nearing kickoff. Millions of Americans and people all over the world are already planning their Super Bowl party. We have one right here in Houston on February 7th, 2010 from 1pm – 11pm. So mark your calendar! continue »

Deaf Dog Needs Experienced Home / Foster – The Woodlands area

RespondBy | Dec.15, 2009 | Filed in: Support

This is Max. He is a foster from MCAS. He always sat in his kennel very strangely and had the reputation for not minding and being timid. He has been there since July. I brought him home to foster and it didn’t take long to figure out that he is deaf. continue »

Rita Lee Wedgeworth

spotlight_RitaLeeRita Lee Wedgeworth has over 20 years experience in interpreting for the deaf and she is widely known and respected in the deaf and hard of hearing community. When I first met Rita Lee Wedgeworth, she was one of the top interpreters I’ve had back in high school. At the time, sign language wasn’t something that I appreciated until I entered college. It was then that made me realize how easy it was for me understand sign language in a diverse culture. Rita and other interpreters had not only unconsciously taught me the art of language, but enabled me to continue »

ASL Social January 2010

Friday, Jan. 8, 2010 – ASL Social

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010 – Latino

Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 – ASL Social

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 – Latino

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Confused about 10-digit Videophone Numbers?

RespondBy | Dec.10, 2009 | Filed in: Technology

Are you confused about 10-digit video phones? Join us and learn more about the FCC’s decision to adopt 10-digit numbers on Thursday, December 17th, 2009 – 6:30pm. Free Admission and free food! continue »

Business Convention & Expo of the Deaf Speaker

RespondBy | Dec.10, 2009 | Filed in: Business/Money

In 2010, there has never been a more exciting time to be a part of the world’s premier event like first Business Convention and Expo of the Deaf! continue »

National Council on Disability Houston Quarterly Meeting

RespondBy | Dec.09, 2009 | Filed in: Agency,Support

On behalf of the National Council on Disability (NCD), it is my pleasure to invite you to attend NCD’s next quarterly meeting, which will take place at the JW Marriott Houston, 5150 Westheimer, Houston, Texas, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, and ending at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2010. This meeting is open to the public. continue »

Deaf Task Force for Emergency Preparedness

2 CommentsBy | Dec.07, 2009 | Filed in: Resource Center,Support

Houston Quarterly General Meeting. A special combined meeting will be held this month for all Workgroups and General meeting members. The goal is to share information on Workgroup activities, discuss issues, and decide Deaf Task Force business. continue »

Ervan Chew Dog Park

Every 2nd Sunday of each month
December 13th, 2009
Sunday, 3pm to 6pm

4502 Dunlavy. Inside loop 610. This park is East of Shephard and South of Richmond off the Southwest Freeway (Hwy 59)
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Champps Americana

Every 2nd Sat. of each month
Dec 12th, 2009
8pm till closing

1121 Uptown Park
Houston, TX 77056
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Danny Jackson Dog Park 11-09

RespondBy | Dec.05, 2009 | Filed in: Deaf Paws Photos

Houston Black Deaf Advocates Annual Holiday Party

Houston Black Deaf Advocates Cordially Invites You to Our Annual Holiday Party continue »

Christmas Choo Choo Express

RespondBy | Dec.02, 2009 | Filed in: Community

Help spread some holiday cheer this season! Woodhaven Deaf Baptist Church and Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center Second Annual Toys Drive. We are currently accepting new and unwrapped toys for all age groups. Drop off Donations at continue »